Posted on :
18 Jul, 2016
18 Jul, 2016
Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.
Chirano is located in southwestern Ghana, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Kumasi, Ghana’s second largest city. The mine is within the Bibiani gold belt and consists of 11 deposits. Open pit and underground ore are processed at the Chirano plant. The capacity of the mill is approximately 3.5 million tonnes per annum. Processing involves crushing, ball mill grinding, leaching, and CIL.
Job Title: Jumbo Operator/Trainer
To manage technical projects and / or programs and provide moderately complex technical support to a department in an area including, but not limited to: engineering, geology, mine, health and safety, and training. Directs activities in a cost-effective, safe, productive manner, ensuring that team members have the required training. Ensures the adherence of established policies, practices and procedures when leading teams and completing work assignments.
Key duties are to operate Jumbo drilling rigs for mine development and install ground support according to quality specifications safely and efficiently. Also responsible for minimization of secondary breakage and over break and correct installation of ground support systems in accordance with geotechnical plans.
Education and Experience
• Typically reports to the Underground Mine Foreman
Career Framework and Level